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see you tomorrow. it's wednesday, january 20th and coming up on "early today," breaking news, terrorists strike a university. reports of almost two dozen killed in pakistan. late details ahead. stumping for trump. sarah palin throws her considerable political capital behind trump rather r an cruz. and sanders above hillary clinton. sdwhnchts . and the governor faces an onslaught of criticism. a monster storm. "early today" starts right now. and good morning everyone. i'm shannon mulaire. we begin with the breaking news
about 21 miles o oside the city of peschwar. the attack happened shortly after the school opened and two exploeshzs were reportedlycampus. authorities say four of the gunman were killed during an exchange of gun fire with security forces. so far no claims of responsibility. in 2014, the taliban attacked a school there killing more than 150 people, mostly children. former alaska governor, sarah palin has indorsed donald trump for president. speaking in iowa, she said trump will bring change while saying he's gone rogue.
candidate, went on to go against the republicans stabestablishment. and daily news isn't holding anything back in tomorrow's paper. nonetheless, the announcement dominated twitter. within five hours of speak, there were tweets mentioning sarah pail within a peek of 1800 per minute. here is more from iowa. >> reporter: political fire brand, meets political fire brand. sarah palin made it official during his wait behind donald trump at the expense of ted cruz and doing it right where it matters most, iowa. there's long been chatter of a palin-trump indorsement, they have similar attention grabbing styles. and they seem to genuinely like each other. back in 2011, at a new york pizzeria, amid rumoror of a palin presidential campaign.
and she's a trific earlier, he had no kind words for senator mccain, catapulting her to national fame. and the outsider adored by the disaffected. she could have been a natural fit for cruz. in fact, she indorsed his 2012 senate run and he credited her with his win. >> i love sarah palin. she's fantastic. without her friendship and support, i wouldn't be in the senate today. and it took the texas senator to task for his renewable fuels. now with iowa less than two weeks away and poles showing trump neck to neck with cruz, the palin inrsement could be
less than 24 hours before, her 26-year-old son, track was arrested on domestic violence charges. he and his girlfriend were arguing when he allegedly hit her in the head with a closed fit where he then kicked her in the knee and he threw his girlfriend's sell foincell phone, and palin pulled a rifle on her saying, quote you think i won't do it? bernie sanders continues his surge with a new poll showing the vermont senator taking an overwhelming lead in new hampshire. just 12 days before voters caucus in iowa. andrea mitchell withdetailil >> reporter: he's moving on up. bernie sanders in a spanking new campaign bus in iowa. >> i walk around these comfortable seats but the purpose of the bus is to help us get around your beautiful state.
it's hillary clinton's nightmare scenario. it is competitive. in iowa, they have nearly the same number of paid staff and he's spent more time in iowa, 51 days to her 39 and by raising money online from small donors, his team says they have the money to keep going. a new cnn poll has sanders ahead by 27 points, a huge leap from his four point advantage in our poll last week. in alabama, sanders proved he can attract thousands. >> that inevitable candidate, ain't so inevitable. >> her lifeline could be barack obama, whom she's treating like a running mate. a whopping 87% of democrats view
tragedy on the campaign trail tuesday, one of ben carson's campaign volunteers died after the van they were riding in hit a patch of ice, flipped over and was hit by another car. seen here with carson, died from his injuries. three other passengers were treated and released. on tuesday, he temporarily suspended the campaign to meet with his family. state and federal officials in the ongoing health crisis that snider is calling a disaster and a mess. snider said the government had failed, promising those account responsible would be held accountable. and they said a doctor would travel to flint to coordinate federal efforts. and michael moore was highly
response. >> he sent in the national guard. i was there in flint this week. he sent seven national guard. seven. >> he urged president obama to visit flint during his trip to detroit this week. and other celebrities have lent their voices. cher said other artists should help financially. and sandra burnhard. and yesterday, braising more frigid temperatus to pick up much needed to water from national guard troops. here is more. >> reporter: dozens gathered outside the michigan state house demanding action and answers during his state of the state address embattled governor snyder promised to find a solution. >> there can be no excuse.
expect and deserve clean, safe water. it's that simple. >> reporter: residents in flint learned their water supply is contaminated with led, a problem when in 2014, to save money, they began using the flint river. and they think salt in the water curoded led pipes,eaving the community at risk. and doctors say lead levels in children have doubled or tripled since the switch. police and the national guard are passing out bottled water, while they pour over city leaders showing water samples may have been thrown out. a group of flint residents announced two new class action lawsuits against county and state officials. >> they were staring at a public health emergency and they sat on
for over 10 months. >> reporter: with effects that many worry will last a lifetime. jay guy,ray, nbc news. >> and snyder said his emails would be made publicly available online today. isis fighters are getting a massive pay cut. according to league document said, that means isis fighters in syria would see their pay drop to about $200 a month, while foreign fighters would get about 400. it's likely a result of oil strikes on their infrastructure. andhey confirmed that the masked executioner, jihadi john, is dead. the state department vows to continue to search former fbi agent, believed missing in iran now for nine years.
involved in the iranian prisoner swap. >> hi, everybody, godod bless you.u. >> reporter: free after four 1/2 years inn iranian prison. >> this is all so surreal. >> reporter: received and elated. >> to see your wife for the first time, it's like being born again. and i just really feel proud to be an american. >> reporter: in disbelief as his captors suddenly told him to pack his things, he suddenly landed in switzerland monday. >> as soon as we got out of iranian airspace, champagne popped. i didn't want to let my marine -- fellow marines down. >> reporter: and he thanks the president, congress and his family for securing his freedom. >> even the iranian officials
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d that two feet of snow possibly even nor near or in the washington d.c. area. we're in historic territory, if this materializes. so, now let's go to our american computer model. there's excellent agreement. two feet of snow, possibly up to three feet, west virginia, virginiamountains. it has heavier snow in philadelphia and in southern new england. that's the question, how bad will the snowfall be boston to new york? but if you're in the d.c. area, boston, philadelphia, now is the time to start preparing. now a closer look at your day ahead. well, the forecast is going to be calling for snow through the ohio valley. lots of school delays and cancellations as far south as nashville. a wintry mess early today.
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